Ocean at Olympic Club, The

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  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 71
  • Length: 6925 yards
  • Slope: 133
  • Rating: 73.5
  • Layout

  • 524 Post St, San Francisco, California 94102, San Francisco County
  • (415) 587-8338, (415) 345-5100
  • (415) 931-4383
  • www.olyclub.com
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Year built: 1924
Architect(s): Sam Whiting (1924), Willie Watson (1924)
Type: Private
Greens: Rye Grass
Golf Season: Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts: Yes
Clubs: Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving range: Yes
Pitching/chipping area: Yes
Putting green: Yes
Teaching pro: Yes

Policies

Metal spikes allowed: No
Dress code: Proper attire is required.
Credit cards accepted: VISA, MasterCard Welcomed

Tees | Layout | Full Scorecard

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 71 6925 yards 73.5 133
Gold 71 6496 yards 71.1 129
White 71 5898 yards 68.8 121
White (W) 71 5898 yards 74.6 130
Red 71 5386 yards 66.5 115
Red (W) 71 5386 yards 71.8 125

Rating Snapshot

Average Rating 5.0 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 5.0 stars from 5
Value: 3.0 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 4.0 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 5.0 stars from 5
Course Layout: No ratings so far
Course Conditions: 5.0 stars from 5
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"Awesome as Usual"


TNakajima's avatar
Age:  35-44
Gender:  Male

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/30/2014
Previously played Played with a group Walked Played 18 holes Excellent weather

Reviewed on

Always lives up to the hype. Unbelievable range to warm up and it is always in great shape. A lot more challenging than it appears with difficult greens.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Quality of food & beverage: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"I O U"


Kyle4442229's avatar
Top 10 Contributor
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a month
Handicap:  0-4

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/06/2013
First time playing Played with a group Walked Played 18 holes Good weather

Reviewed on

The 18th hole says it all, when teeing off the greenside bunkers spell out "I O U". Even with the 18th ending this way, the entire course presents a challenge. We played on a moderate windy day which didn't help us on this target golf course. There were times I thought I hit perfect shots only to end up in 4 inches of rough. This is not a golf course for your everyday average golfer


Pace of Play: Average

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Quality of food & beverage: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Extremely Challenging


I recommend this course


"Bucket List Check"


thoncore's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  0-4

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/26/2013
First time playing Played with a group Walked Played 18 holes Good weather

Reviewed on

I had a chance to play this amazing facility and was lucky enough to be paired with two very accomodating members. The conditions were perfect, not hazy and the temperature was ideal. I felt like a tourist snapping pictures of the picturesque views and immaculate course conditions. I also birdied 18 from the US Open tee box. I can now see why it was so difficult for those guys.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Quality of food & beverage: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Extremely Challenging


I recommend this course



"Tough Walk"


BenElisha0's avatar
Top 500 Contributor
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a month
Handicap:  5-9

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/17/2013
First time playing Played with a group Walked Played 18 holes Good weather

Reviewed on

The Olympic Club is a classic and has hosted the U.S. Open a bunch of times. It is obviously very difficult. The biggest challenge is the undulating fairways and elevation changes. Hitting the ball accurately off the tee and finding the fairway is a must if you want to score well. Don't get your ball stuck in a tree like Lee Janzen or Lee Westwood. Try the burger dog if you go. It is not amazing, but at least you can say you had one.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Quality of food & beverage: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Extremely Challenging


I recommend this course



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